Environment

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Vegetation in Victoria is equally accessible to most, study shows

By Jolene Rudisuela
September 18, 2022

Compared to cities like Vancouver, Montreal, and Winnipeg, Victoria's plant life is much more evenly spread out across the city

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Cruise ships are back—so is their waste

By Tim Ford
August 31, 2022

This year the federal government implemented regulations around waste dumping, but it's unclear if these measures are being followed. Victoria industry groups are silent on the local implications

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Meet the team of volunteers removing invasive species from local parks

By Jolene Rudisuela
August 12, 2022

Greater Victoria Green Team has been bringing community members together to restore community green spaces

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Invasive species, biosolids, and algae blooms: how are Victoria’s lakes doing?

By Adam Ungstad
July 16, 2022

In close proximity to urban settlement, Victoria's lakes are facing increased pressures

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Why Greater Victorians are turning their yards into meadows

Hanna Hett
July 8, 2022

Local residents are battling invasive species and cultural norms to restore the Garry oak ecosystem

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A community’s quest to document every species on their Island home

Marina Wang
July 3, 2022

Naming leads to knowing, which leads to understanding. Residents of a small British Columbia island take to the forests and beaches to connect with their non-human neighbours.

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Microplastics don’t travel up the local marine food chain like other contaminants, study shows

By Jolene Rudisuela
June 10, 2022

This study is a bit of good news in an area that is still not well understood, researcher says

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‘The unstoppable wave’: how youth climate activists are making a difference

New award aims to inspire more youth to take steps against climate change